Announcements from Sun Jun 26, 2016

Dear Church Members, please find below the announcements made last Sunday after the Divine Liturgy:

1- This coming Friday will be a trip for kids and adults to Bonte Creek Park,
      +The liturgy from 7-9 AM.
      +meeting at the church 9:00 AM. or at the Park at 10:00 AM.
      +church will provide lunch\ snack
      +cost $5 per person, $17 per car.

2- Kids Convention Aug.12-14
3- COOL Convention Aug 19-21
     please reserve for your kids.

4-Next Sunday July 3rd.will celebrate the graduation of grade 8 &12.
5-Summer activities for kids will be Friday or Saturday 6-8 pm, what you prefer.
6-Last Wednesday in Egypt was the departure of Awad Haleem father of Azah.
7-This coming Sunday will be the commemoration liturgy of forty days for Samir Guirgis' mother at our church.
8- Next Family Forum will be Sunday July 10 after Agapy.
9- We all should encourage our kids to participate effectively, for Mahragan Elkeraza, Spiritual studies, Sports, Coptic talent and Hymns.  

Thanks and blessing.


1) Please contact Fr. Youssef or Mark Abdelsayed if you want to add your phone number to the Church phone tree. This way you can receive recorded messages from Abouna. You can also subscribe by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name and phone number.

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2) Reminder of St. Demiana's feast next week. On Monday May 19, we will have the:

- Raising of Incense at 6:00 pm
- Sermon at 6:45 pm by H.G. Bishop Youssef
- Choir and Dinner at 8:00 pm

On Tuesday May 20th, we will pray the Divine Liturgy from 8 to 10:30 am with H.G. Bishop Youssef.
His Grace will also be ordaining any deacons.  If you want to be ordained as a deacon, please contact Fr. Youssef Andrwes.

3) All the churches in Canada are invited to participate in a competition to create a for Logo for upcoming visit from H.H. Pope Tawadrous II

The Pope will be coming to visit Canada this Fall.

The winning logo will be used to brand the Papal visit.

The deadline for submission is June 1, 2014.

Details will be posted on our website

4) The Church will hold a public yard sale on Saturday May 31. If you would like to donate any items, to be sold on behalf of the Church, please contact Phoebe Michael.


1.  The convention for Graduates & University Youth will be held in July 4 to 6.  Registration details are at  Deadline to register is June 22, 2014.

2.  A committee has been setup to install air conditioning for the Church building.  The goal is to have the installation completed ASAP, before September.  Contributions would be appreciated.  You can donate as usual in the Church or through PayPal on our website.

3.  The current board will remain in place until the Pope makes a decision during his upcoming visit in September 2014.

4.  Fr. Youssef is usually available Friday morning after the liturgy (which ends at 7:30am) until 11:30 am, if anyone would like to meet with him.  Also, Fr. Youssef is available in the Church on Saturday from 6:00 to 7:00 pm and 8:00 to 10:00 pm for confessions.  To arrange a meeting with Fr. Youssef outside of these times, please call him on his cell phone at 226-224-7160.  For urgent issues, please make sure to leave a voice message.

5.  Either a trip or a spiritual day will be arranged for Canada Day holiday on July 1, 2014.


  1. Meeting with Fr. Bigoul from Egypt on Sat Dec 14
  2. Responsibilities assigned to all board members
  3. Sermons to be recorded and posted on the website